Carajá Indian Woman

Candido Portinari1962

Projeto Portinari

Projeto Portinari
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Composition in black and white. Contour lines, straight, shaved strokes. In the center of the composition, India front, kneeling, hair divided in half, face no defined facial features, arms along the body, hands resting on the legs holding a fish and suggested breasts. Background with some geometrism.

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  • Title: Carajá Indian Woman
  • Date: 1962
  • Location Created: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Physical Dimensions: w11 x h18cm without frame
  • Provenance: João Candido Portinari
  • Rights: João Candido Portinari
  • External Link: Projeto Portinari
  • Theme: social:ethnic groups:Indian, human figure:woman
  • Technique: lead pencil
  • Signature: Unsigned and undated
  • Painter: Candido Portinari
  • Number: FCO 621
  • Inscription: On reverse, authentication and inscriptions by Maria Portinari "DN 132” and "Nº 422”.
  • Function: Study for the painting “Carajᔠ[FCO 68]
  • Catalogue Raisonné: CR-4880